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Junior Eurovision: Watch the 3rd Irish semi-final tonight!

TG4, the Irish-speaking public broadcaster in the country, will broadcast tonight the third semi-final out of five shows set to pick the act who will wave the Irish flag at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Sofia. They have all been pre-recorded in September.

After David Kennedy and Aimee Banks made it through, today it is up to the jury to pick another finalist for the grand final on November 8th.

Tonight’s line up looks as it follows:

  • Aislí Moran

Age: 13

From: Killiney, Dublin

Song title: Aisling

Lyricist & Composer: Aislí Moran, Greg French & Miss Ali

  • Rachel Galvin

Age: 15

From: Milltown, Dublin

Song title: Bhíomar I nGrá

Composer & Lyricist: Rachel Galvin & Dearbhla Collins

  • Adam Moloney

Age: 13

From: Shannon, Co. Clare

Song title: Lá Ámháin

Composer & Lyricist: Adam Moloney

  • Aoibhín Walsh

Age: 15

From: Tullamore, Co. Offaly

Song title: Féileacán I mo Shaol

Composer & Lyricist: Aoibhín Walsh & Brendan Keeley

  • Revolutionary

Ages: 14

From: Donegal

Song title: Splanacha

Composer & Lyricist: Ellen McGroary, Aoife Breslin, Síofra Mauerhofer, Aoibhín Woods

  • Leah Kavanagh

Age: 14

From: Lucan, Co. Dublin

Song title: Tusa Agus Mise

Lyricist: Leah Kavanagh, Daire McGabhann & Áine Mulvey

Composer: Leah Kavanagh & Natasha Senanayake & Áine Mulvey

  • Amy Scollard

Age: 14

From: Dartry, Dublin

Song title: Grá Go Deo

Composer & Lyricist: Amy Scollard & Elaine McCabe Cudden

  • Muireann Vaughan

Age: 15

From: Kanturk, Co. Cork

Song title: An Miongháire

Composer & Lyricist: Muireann Vaughan

The jury is leaded by Niamh Kavanagh (Winner of Eurovision 1993 and also 2010 entrant) and completed with Brian Kennedy  (Ireland 2006), and Stiofán Ó Fearail from Seo Linn, the band behind the Coláiste Lurgan You Tube viral hits. Eoghan McDermott is the one selected to host all five shows.

This is how it works: the top two acts will make it through a final ”sing-off” and then, the panel will decide which of them is going directly to the final.

Follow the show at 21:30 CET on TG4, you can watch it on-line on TG4’s live streaming by clicking HERE.

Stay tuned to ESC+Plus.com for the latest news about Ireland at the Junior Eurovision in Sofia!

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